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Local Resources

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ALL are loved and welcomed here.

Carrollton Rainbow believes that every individual should have the freedom to express their true selves, without fear of judgment or discrimination. Our team members wake up every day with the mission of taking one more small step in achieving that reality.  Until we cross that finish line, we hope to provide the best support possible to the LGBTQIA+ members of our community to empower them to live their lives to the fullest.

Local LGBTQIA+ Support

Local Community Resources

Local Community Resources

Queer Student Alliance at UWG

University of West Georgia student organization advocating for queer students on campus and provide safe spaces for members.

Local Community Resources

Carrollton High Pride Club

School club providing a safe and supportive environment for LGBTQIA+ teenagers as well as their friends and allies.

Local Community Resources

PFLAG Carrollton

Providing support and creating a caring, just, and affirming world for LGBTQIA+ people and their parents, families, and friends in the Carrollton area

Local Community Resources

Free Mom Hugs West Georgia

A support group of parents and allies who love the LGBTQIA+ community and are working toward full affirmation and equality for all.

Local Family & Mental Health Resources

Phoenix Resource Center

Phoenix Resource Center

Serves children and families by providing outcome focused, preventative and ethical therapeutic services, in an effort to stabilize the living environment through safety, permanency, and well-being.

Carroll County Child Advocacy Center

Carroll County Child Advocacy Center

Champions the needs of sexually, physically and emotionally abused children in Carroll, Haralson, and Heard counties

Pathways Center

Pathways Center

Aims to help vulnerable people in our community overcome tough challenges, such as homelessness, illiteracy, and access to healthcare.

Carroll County Family Connection, Inc

Carroll County Family Connection, Inc

Improving the well-being and health conditions of families through a collaborative system of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual supports

Carroll County Youth Mental Health Task Force

Carroll County Youth Mental Health Task Force

Providing resources, awareness and education &  establishing peer supports for youth, and families, including LGBTQIA+

StepOne Wellstar West Georgia

StepOne Wellstar West Georgia

A hospital-based, three-to-five day acute withdrawal management service. Provided at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center

West Georgia Prevention & Advocacy Resource Center

West Georgia Prevention & Advocacy Resource Center

Strives to end sexual violence in our community through prevention and awareness & services to survivors of sexual assault, their families and friends. 

Carroll County Mental Health Advocates

Carroll County Mental Health Advocates

Providing support services, resources, and education to individuals and families impacted by mental illness and addiction and the Carroll County community

Community Action for Improvement

Community Action for Improvement

CAFI provides comprehensive service connections to low-income clients.

West Georgia Domestic Violence Center

West Georgia Domestic Violence Center

Provides safe shelter and supportive services to victims of domestic violence in Carroll, Heard, Haralson, Coweta and Meriwether Counties.

Willowbrooke at Tanner

Willowbrooke at Tanner

Our skilled and sensitive psychiatrists, therapists and counselors can help lead you and your loved ones to recovery from behavioral, emotional or substance abuse problems.

Open Hands Ministry

Open Hands Ministry

Food Assistance; Financial Assistance & Personal Care Items

Local Self Care & Basic Needs Resources

Local Community Resources

St Margaret's Community Outreach

General Assistance to families in need. Call in on the first and third Tuesday of every month. 770-834-5282 between 9am and 12 noon.

Local Community Resources

Mount Holly Church

Carrollton: Food Pantry
Wednesdays
4:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Local Community Resources

Deeper Life Christian Center

Carrollton: Food pantry by appointment
Fridays
12:00 PM
Call (770) 834-3951 - TH 9-11 for appt

Local Community Resources

THS Emergency Shelter, Inc.

Sheltering needs, medical services/prescriptions, food/clothing, financial support, etc. Requests for assistance reviewed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Local Community Resources

Cross Plains Christian Christian Church

Carrollton: Food Pantry
Every third Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Local Community Resources

Lifeline Mission

Villa Rica: Drive-Thru Food Ministry
Mondays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesdays 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Local Community Resources

Carroll County Soup Kitchen

Carrollton: Take Out Lunch
Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Local Community Resources

Open Hands Ministry

Carrollton: Food Assistance
Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Local Community Resources

Community Christian Council

Tallapoosa: Food box, bread, meat & hot meal
First and Third Thursday
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Local Community Resources

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church: Manna House

Carrollton: Emergency Food & Perishables
Call for details 770-834-0048

Local Community Resources

Giving Hearts, Inc.

Carrollton: Food pantry by appointment
Monday and Wednesday
Call 770-744-3889

Regional LGBTQIA+ Support

Local Community Resources

Georgia Equality

Working to advance fairness, safety, and opportunity for Georgia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied communities

Local Community Resources

ACLU Georgia

Enhancing and defending the civil liberties and rights of all Georgians through legal action, legislative and community advocacy, and civic education and engagement.

Local Community Resources

Georgia Voice

Georgia Voice is the media outlet of record for the LGBTQ community in Atlanta and throughout the state

Local Community Resources

OUT Georgia Business Alliance

Advocating for the most inclusive and equitable business environment and driving meaningful community connections and impact across the State of Georgia.

Inter/National LGBTQIA+ Support

Local Community Resources

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project’s mission is to end suicide among LGBTQ young people.

Local Community Resources

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all

Local Community Resources

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.

Local Community Resources

GLAAD

Focused on LGBTQ advocacy and cultural change. GLAAD works to ensure fair, accurate, and inclusive representation and creates national and local programs that advance LGBTQ acceptance.

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